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Krivosejeva Old Believers Chapel

  • Krivosejeva Old Believers Chapel
  • Krivosejeva Old Believers Chapel
Address
Krivosejeva, Bikernieki parish, Daugavpils district (Krivošejeva, Biķernieku pagasts, Daugavpils novads)
GPS: 55.973768 , 26.824095
Phone
+371 65476748
Email
taka@dnd.lv

Krivosejeva Old Believers Chapel is built in the beginning of the 20th century, around 1906. The roof was erected in 1926. The chapel are built in the log house technique and clad with horizontally painted boards. The iconostasis combines the free placement of different icons, in general, it is designed in accordance with Old Believer traditions. Icons are painted during in the period from middle of 19th century till the 60s-70s years of 20th century. One of the books from the chapel (1575) is included in the National Protected Cultural Monuments List.
Alongside the temple there is an Old Believers’ Cemetery, where you can see ancient unique grave monuments – steles.